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SEABEES. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY. BUREAU OF YARDS AND DOCKS
Joint Chiefs of Staff. Office of Strategic Services. Field Photographic Branch. (01/04/1943 - 10/01/1945)
ARC Identifier 40139 / Local Identifier 226-C-6527. Film Report: Describes activities of the Seabees during World War II. Rear Adm. Ben Moreel gives a brief prologue and epilogue. Pacific operations include base construction at Dutch Harbor and Attu in the Aleutians, landing operations, base and airfield construction, ship salvage, and malaria control at Guadalcanal, Rendova, and Munda in the Solomon Islands. Also shows base and dock construction in Scotland and Oran, Algeria, and pre-invasion plans for Italy. Scenes of Sicily invasion and landing at Salerno. Includes many battle scenes.